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Topic: Craigslist

Best Craigslist Post Ever, for a Used Samsung Galaxy Note, Actually Isn't

A not-quite-classic of the genre

Oh, hey, it's another crazy long-form classified ad. There was that sweet ode to a used snowblower, and the funny used-wetsuit auction, and the amusingly absurdist listing for a used…

This Is What Happens When You Pretend to Sell a Chinese Baby on Craigslist

It's all fun and games, until it's not

Terrible Copywriter relates a cautionary tale warning of unpleasant consequences if you pose as an upper-class mom offering to sell (or trade!) your recently adopted Chinese infant because of her…

Most Absurd Craigslist Ad Ever for a '95 Pontiac Grand Am GT

Unicorns, crowns and references to Jesus

It's become an advertising category all its own—the ludicrously over-the-top classified ad for someone's crappy used product. We had the used-wetsuit ad from England, and the used-snowblower ad from Canada.…

Musical Based on Craigslist Ads to Premiere in Vancouver

Songs about 'bald longing and tenderness'

Craigslist ads have given voice to the pathetic and desperate over the years, and the same can be said for musical theater. So, it's only natural that they join forces,…

Craigslist and Kutcher Make 'Best Roommate Ever' a Star

But S.F. apartment seeker might lose his job in the process

It might cost him the very job that sent him apartment hunting in San Francisco, but we have a feeling Wade "Best Roommate Ever" Cothran will do OK for himself.…

Copywriter really, really wants his bike back

You know it's a good Craigslist ad when it starts out: "Some assmaster stole my custom made, heavy, rusty Bologna bike at 10th & C last night." The aggrieved…

It's never good when a Craigslist ad is news

Remember when a funny prank to play on someone was sending pizza to their address? Yeah, now it's telling the world there's an orgy going on there, when there…

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